C-virus hasn’t stopped cancer surgeries, but boosted telemedicine
WICHITA - Doctors diagnosed Courtney Buchmann’s breast cancer on March 6, three days before the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Kansas.
Buchmann worried, as hospitals braced for an overflow of coronavirus patients, whether the potentially life-saving surgery she suddenly needed would be deemed elective.
Instead, a quick shift to online consultations with her doctors, the surgery went ahead without much change.
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